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Daily Voting News For July 18, 2008

Daily Voting News For July 18, 2008


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

Today is one of those days where there are many big stories. The list of Secretary of States who have joined together to demand that Veterans Administration facilities be opened to allow non-partisan voter registration drives has risen to 19. Meanwhile, Indiana’s Secretary of State, Todd Rokita, has shown that he does not care about the veterans in Indiana as he has sent a letter to the Director of the Department of Veterans Affairs to express his support for the disenfranchising rules.

Also, a whistleblower has stepped forward and stated that a patch was installed in two Georgia counties in 2002 before the Governor and Senatorial elections. He says, in part, that a “computer patch was installed in person by Diebold CEO Bob Urosevich, who flew in from Texas and applied it in just two counties, DeKalb and Fulton, both Democratic strongholds. The source states that Cox [then Georgia Secretary of State Cathy Cox] was not privy to these changes until after the election and that she became particularly concerned over the patch being installed in just those two counties.”

The Georgia news stems from a press conference held in Ohio where attorneys announced that they were filing documents with the courts to lift a stay on the 2004 Election fraud case. This case, according to the attorneys, has the potential to take down some very powerful people in this country....

  • Featured Article - National: VA Ban on Voter Registration Drives for Injured Vets Becomes National Fight LINK
  • Featured Article – GA: GOP cyber-security expert suggests Diebold tampered with 2002 election LINK
  • Featured Article - OH: Ohio Attorney Files to Lift Stay on '04 Election Case, Cites Allegations, Evidence of Massive Fraud by a Number of GOP Operatives LINK
  • National: Secretary of the State and Attorney General express outrage, V.A. extends ban to voter education LINK
  • Colorado: El Paso County - Mail Ballots - cost, convenience, voter turnout, and other lies LINK
  • Connecticut: Conn. officials demand reversal of VA ban LINK
  • Florida: Sarasota County – Opinion - The value of election audits
    Sarasota County case involves an issue of national concern LINK
  • Maryland: Carroll County - More voting equipment needed LINK
  • Missouri: Judge orders Missouri Department of Social Services to help clients register to vote LINK
  • New York: Lever Lawsuit Gears Up; "Stealing America" Premiers Aug. 1st LINK
  • New York: Essex County gets new voting machines LINK
  • Ohio: Ohio Attorneys to Assert RICO Claim Against Karl Rove for Orchestrating Theft of 2004 Election Print
    Election Lawyers, in Refocus of 2004 Ohio Election Lawsuit, Ask US AG Mukasey to Save Rove’s Emails, US Chamber to Name Complicit Contributors, In Effort to Protect Integrity of 2008 Election LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Centre County - County commissioners approve leasing new voting machines LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Centre County - Officials seek new machines LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Centre County – Election Board: Paper ballots approved
    County will scrap old system LINK
  • Texas: Webb County Democratic chairman confirms Attorney General investigating May election LINK

  • **"Daily Voting News" is meant as a comprehensive listing of reports each day concerning issues related to election and voting news around the country regardless of quality or political slant. Therefore, items listed in "Daily Voting News" may not reflect the opinions of VotersUnite.Org or Scoop.**

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    John Gideon
    Co-Executive Director
    VotersUnite.Org
    www.votersunite.org

    "To encourage citizen ownership of transparent, participatory
    democracy." The Creekside Declaration March 22, 2008

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